Poland's declining democratic credentials have sparked a growing distance with the rest of the EU. And there is scant sign that bridges will be built any time soon. read more
Cultural diversity offers valuable opportunities – such as helping companies increase their innovative power. As the study we conducted for the 2018 Reinhard Mohn Prize shows: Businesses that hire people of diverse cultural backgrounds are better positioned to develop ideas for new products, services and processes. Companies, however, are not yet living cultural diversity to the same degree.
Governments in democracies have also increasingly been trying to govern with a hard hand. Our Transformation Index BTI shows which countries have been particularly affected. read more